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We know it’s embarrassing when your digestive symptoms become noticeable to others. There can be many causes for the belching, bloating and flatulence that you may experience and your gastroenterologist can help you find the culprit that is interrupting your life. Read on to learn more. Jump To: Symptoms and Possible Causes Conditions That May […]

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As we age, changes in our body often require change in our diet – not only what we eat, but how we eat it. A registered dietitian discusses some tips to keep your digestive health at its best as you age. Jump To: Vitamin B12 Trace Minerals Fiber Age and Appetite TIP: Eat your food […]

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How watching what you eat can make your bowels a little less irritable by Ginger Bailey, Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist If you have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) you know how troublesome, and sometimes debilitating, the symptoms can be. IBS can be difficult to diagnose since symptoms may present differently from person to person. Some […]

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OVERVIEW Lactose is the sugar found in milk and dairy products such as cheese and yogurt. After eating dairy products that contain this sugar, usually lactase, a digestive enzyme of the small intestine, helps to breakdown this complex sugar into two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. These simple sugars are then absorbed in the small […]

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April 11, 2017
IBS | IBS

By J. David Schmidt, M.D. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) represents a group of symptoms that cause a significant number of people to seek medical attention every year. It is estimated that 10-15% of North Americans suffer from IBS, and it is by far the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is the second most […]

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June 23, 2016

By Peter Loftus View Original Article People suffering from a common but tough-to-treat gut disorder called IBS are discovering a growing set of treatment alternatives. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two new drugs in the past year for the disorder, known as irritable bowel syndrome, which involves chronic diarrhea, constipation or both, […]

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By Granite Peaks Gastroenterology Eating a healthy diet is one of the best ways to give your body the right kind of fuel for good health and healthy weight management. In general, maintaining a healthy weight puts less pressure on the gastrointestinal (GI) system, decreasing symptoms for many GI conditions. However, some healthy foods can […]

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